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JAMES M. MASKELL POETRY, FICTION, AND ESSAYS

Writing Portfolio

PUBLISHED WORKS

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FOR THE RECORD

This poem, published in the Summer 2022 Issue of Loud Coffee Press, is an homage to vinyl records. The link below will bring you to the issue. "For the Record" appears on page 25.

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IN THE BACKYARD

This CNF essay published in Windmill: The Hofstra Journal of Art and Literature details a key moment I shared with my father as a kid. 

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A PARTING GIFT

"A Parting Gift" was inspired by the song "Everybody Loves Christmas" by Nat Bayne. Listen to both (and give it a read) on the Dance Cry Dance Break podcast.

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100 WORD STORIES

From time to time I publish 100-word stories on the British site Friday Flash Fiction. This was my most recent.

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SUNDOWN

Originally published in the Lucky Jefferson 365 Collection, "Sundown" is the brief account of an adult son calming  his elderly mother who suffers from dementia. Click the link and scroll to the bottom past the poetry section to give it a read.

“I write about it not because I understand it, but because I don't.”

― Richard Russo

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